Resources on the Employment Provisions of the ADA
Training on Title I of the ADA
The New England ADA Center has developed a free self-paced course called: ADA Title I: Employment Requirements.
General Overview of the Employment Provisions
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is the federal agency charged with enforcing Title I of the ADA. You will find numerous resources on their website covering the employment provisions of the ADA and on the revised regulations because of the ADA Amendments Act of 2008.
- The ADA: Your Responsibilities As An Employer
- The ADA: Your Employment Rights As An Individual With a Disability
- The Americans with Disabilities Act: A Primer for Small Business
- Questions and Answers on the Final Rule Implementing the ADA Amendments Act of 2008
- Fact Sheet on the EEOC’s Final Regulations Implementing the ADAAA
- Questions and Answers for Small Businesses: The Final Rule Implementing the ADA Amendments Act of 2008
JAN and Workplace Accommodations
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor to provide free technical assistance to employers (and employees) on workplace accommodations. Their website is a good starting point for more information about reasonable accommodations under the ADA.
- JAN Website
- Employers' Practical Guide to Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA
- Employees' Practical Guide to Requesting and Negotiating Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA
- A to Z of Disabilities and Accommodations
- Individuals might be interested in viewing their materials under their "For Individuals" section, for instance their "Ideas for Writing an Accommodation Request Letter."
Have a Question about your obligations or rights?
The Great Lakes ADA Center serves the state of Indiana in providing free technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act. Call (800) 9494-4232